Fall Soft Paint Palette

In a previous post we took you through the Five Steps to Your Personal Color Seasons Palette.  If you love the warm colors of fall, then this Fall Soft Paint Palette is perfect for you. This warm palette sets the proper mood with soothing wheat tones and spicy accents.  Add richness with a plaid or […]

China’s Top Design Magazine

In 2009, shortly after completing her Jackson Hole project near Beijing, Allison was interviewed by China’s Top Design Magazine.  They were interested in her process around choosing color and decor.

The Shanghai Project

An upscale design for an industrial setting. Having worked in China previously on a western-themed resort community, Jackson Hole, I already had a feeling for how to work through the language barrier.  When working on new construction in the States we’re able to focus on the details and oversee the implementation of our designs in […]

Inspiration is the Highest Form of Flattery

Something really exciting happened the other day, this fantastic writer from The Atlantic, Garnet Henderson, called me up and asked to do an interview about a project from 2006.  Her home town, Jackson Hole, Wyoming was the inspiration for this upscale community of vacation homes in the rural hills about two hours outside of Beijing, China. […]

Jackson Hole, China Resort Homes

It’s going to take some convincing for you to believe that the following photos are from a vacation home outside of Beijing, China, and that was exactly the goal.  This western-themed resort community nestled among the rolling hills of Jackson Hole, China is the perfect get-away that literally makes the homeowners feel like they are on the other […]

The China Experience

The story of my 10-year adventure designing an American West themed vacation community north of Beijing. “Allison, you’re just streetwise enough to handle it.” That’s why, explains the president of this Seattle-based property management company, he’s chosen me for the project of a lifetime: To design an American-style community of villas in a rural area north […]